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e-phemerally yours

Friday, May 10th, 2013

The ubiquitous “e-” (as in e-mail, e-commerce, e-business) has crept into every aspect of our lives, so recently I’ve been thinking about “e-phemera.” Not about the ephemeral nature of all digital files (we all know they can vanish with the click of a button, the sudden death of a hard drive, or the Blue Screen […]

Sneak Peek of new exhibition Strange Victories, Grove Press 1951-1985

Tuesday, January 15th, 2013

 by Susan Kline, Grove Project Archivist   SCRC’s newest exhibition, Strange Victories: Grove Press 1951-1985 opens January 17th. Here’s a sneak peak of the installation and this week’s exhibition related events. From left to right: co-curator Lucy Mulroney, exhibition intern Mengya He,    conservator David Stokoe and co-curator Susan Kline.     PUBLIC LECTURE WITH LOREN […]

What I Do: The Archivist Edition

Friday, March 23rd, 2012

A “meme” has been circulating on the Interwebz lately called “What I Do” (or sometimes, “What People Think I Do”), which highlights the gap between one’s actual professional life and the way in which that particular profession is perceived and/or portrayed by others.  The meme consists of five pictures labeled as follows:  What my parents […]

The Secret Lives of Carts

Tuesday, December 6th, 2011

Let’s be honest: “Book carts” is not the most exciting term in the world. It certainly doesn’t bring to mind the thrill of discovery associated with the items discussed elsewhere on this blog. But “book carts” is a misnomer here at SCRC. Our carts carry manuscripts, tubes of drawings, Academy Awards, and, well, yes, books. Don’t […]